Candlelight vigil for Keighley Ann Alyea Wednesday night

A candlelight vigil will be held for Keighley Ann Alyea at 7:30 tonight (October 7) at the Westside Family Church, 8500 Woodsonia Drive in Lenexa, Kansas.

Alyea, an 18-year-old college student from Overland Park, disappeared more than a week ago. Her body was found in a field in Cass County, Missouri, Monday night.

Three men — Alyea’s ex-boyfriend Dustin Hilt, his cousin Joseph Mattox and their friend Gerald Calbeck — have been charged with kidnapping and killing Alyea.

KSHB Channel 41 reports that Alyea and Hilt’s relationship was abusive. 41 also reports that  Hilt and Alyea had each other’s names tattooed on their bodies, but Alyea’s father has said he wants Hilt’s name removed before Alyea’s funeral.

Calbeck’s father told KCTV 5 that his son “was in the wrong place at the wrong time.”

Alyea’s family members also told KCTV 5 that the three men thought they had killed Alyea prior to the trip to Cass County, but Aleya regained consciousness. Then they allegedly finished her off.

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